Posts Tagged ‘noodle’

Instant Noodle Craving.

March 26, 2008

Sometimes I just feel like eating nothing but instant noodles.  What it lacks in nutrition, it makes up with its awesome taste; especially when cooked right.

Tonight, I craved for a Tom Yum soup-based instant noodles. My helper added meatballs and stirred in a small egg for me. As I am feeling slightly under the weather, I did not finish my noodles. But it did stir up the happy spirit in me. 🙂

As I ate alone, I slurped up the noodles at almost full volume. This sure makes the dish taste better, try it!

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My Grandparents’ Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice Stall.

February 29, 2008

I am so proud of my grandma and late grandpa for many reasons. One of the reasons is their Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice food stall that has been around for almost 40 years. They cook and sell delicious Chinese Fried Rice, Wanton Mee, Venison (deer meat) Hor Fun, etc. See a photo of their food menu below.

Numerous locations

This is their most current address, as seen in the photo above. Their first stall location (which made them famous) was at a hawker centre which was formerly beside Singapore’s Stamford Road National Library. The gorgeous old library is now demolished, which is a huge waste!

My grandparents moved to 33 Pekin St, Far East Square Food Meseum after that. They then moved again to Market Street briefly, and now they are operating at 25 China Street, #01-01 Far East Square. It is along the same stretch as Ya Kun Kaya Toast, right at the other end (where Don Pie used to be). Don Pie is now opposite Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice.

Here are some photos I took when I visited my grandma at the stall with my friends last Wednesday afternoon.

A photo of my grandparents and the menu at the stall.

Delicious Venison Hor Fun, they no longer sell the beef version of this. My grandma made my three friends and I a huge plate, I mean really huge.

The best wanton ever, and I am not saying this because it is my grandma’s stall. Eat it to believe it. 🙂

My friends and I visited the stall because we happened to be in the area. We had lunch just a couple of hours ago before the visit, so we ordered only two dishes to share. However, we managed to finish up everything. I wish I had more room in my tummy for their Wanton Mee – the fresh Char Siu and homemade chilli in the dish is really tasty. 😛

Here are some interesting links. (Note: This blog post has the most updated address of Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice stall)
makansutra
– Channel 5’s “Our Makan Places: Lost and Found” once featured my grandparents’ stall
– List of Yummy Eating Places – Lost and Found (I cannot confirm that everything in this list is updated, this only serves as a guide)

Here is a summary of the stall’s details.
Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice
25 China Street, #01-01
Far East Square
Tel: (+65) 6438-5669

Opening Hours
Mondays to Fridays – 8am to 9pm (Last order at 8:15pm)
Saturdays – 8am to 6pm (Last order at 5:15pm)
Sundays & Public Holidays – Closed

50 Haute Cuisine Instant Noodles Recipes.

February 16, 2008

My mum just directed me to this The Straits Times’ foodies club, on 50 different ways to cook instant noodles. It allows us to print all 50 recipes with photos, for reference in the kitchen.

My 3 personal favourites are
1. Teochew crispy noodle pancake (#5)

2. Braised noodles with shredded pork and preserved vegetables (#8)

3. Teriyaki pork belly Indo Mie Mi Goreng (#37)

This looks really delicious and creative. 😛